Manufacturing Production Manager

Confidential Company  •  Lexington, NC
Posted on 09/13/17 by KEN JORDAN
Confidential Company
Lexington, NC
Manufacturing / Packaging
Posted on 09/13/17 KEN JORDAN

Our client, located in Lexington, NC, has an opening for a strong Production Manager with experience in the furniture industry.

Responsibilities of the job include:

  • Oversee all drawer production & wrapping processes
  • Plan and organize production staffingschedule. Adjust work schedules as necessary to meet customer demands
  • Supervise the work of production staff. Establish priorities & adjust as needed to changes in customer demand or equipment downtime
  • Help establish budget production rates by machine type, and achieve expected rates
  • Hold employees accountable for expected performance, recognize good performance, and follow progressive discipline process when expectations are not met
  • Ensure health and safety regulations are followed. Maintain area housekeeping level
  • Help determine quality standards for both upstream processes and finished product, and maintain performance to standards
  • Build skill-level of production staff. Organize & conduct relevant training sessions
  • Conduct initial safety training for new team members and document. Ensure operations training is conducted by a knowledgeable employee for new employees and for established employees when assigned to new equipment.
  • Organize the repair and routine maintenance of production equipment together with Maintenance
  • Investigate root causes of customer complaints, and put in place solutions to prevent reoccurrence
  • Assess project and resource requirements
  • Identify improvement opportunities and lead through implementation
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, word, etc.
  • Hiring and firing responsibilities
  • Quality control responsibilities
  • Reading and understanding of production reports.
  • LMS, 5S or Sigma 6 background helpful.
  • Lead Production floor meetings and established good production relation with employees.
  • Attending and participation in weekly production meetings.

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